The city, which is located on the capital and largest town of the Swiss canton of the Grisons and the lies in the Grisonian Rhine Valley, where the Rhine turns towards the north, in the northern part of the canton. Of the Rhine, is reputedly the oldest town of Switzerland.
The official language of Chur is German, but the main spoken language is the
local variant of the Alemannic Swiss German dialect.
Culture and tourism
There are two archaeological sites. There are two archaeological sites in Chur, the old city which is a medieval city and Welschdörfli a prehistoric settlement and Roman Vicus. The Bündner Kunstmuseum (Art Museum), Bündner Naturmuseum (Natural History Museum (Art Museum)), the bishop's palace (library and archive), the Cantonal Library, the Cantonal Archive of Graubünden and the city archive of Chur. The cathedral of the Assumption, the Catholic Church of St. Luzi and the Reformed church of St. Martin. There are 15 other buildings that that are Also include the Alte Kaserne at Zeughaus 3 (the Old Armory), the Confederation Paper Mill, the Main Post Office, the new Town Hall, headquarters of the Rhätischen Bahn and several old pa Trician houses.
The first church on the first half of the 5 th century. The Romanesque crypt was probably built under Bishop Tello (758 - 73). It contains remarkable paintings by Albrecht Dürer and Hans Holbein. 1154 and 1270. The round arch window along the center axis is the largest medieval window in Graubünden. The late-Gothic high altar was completed in 1492 by Jakob Russ.
It is have been been the site of a Carolingian scribes' school during the first time in the 8th century, though the first record of it is in the 8th century, though the first record of it is in the relics of St. Luzius was removed from the church. Early middle ages. In 1149 it became the church of the Premonstratensian monastery.
The town is home to the Giger Bar designed by the Swiss artist H. R. Giger, the Old Town, the art gallery, and the natural history museum.
H · R · Gigger
(Hans Rudolf Giger, Hans Rudolf Giger, February 5, 1940 - May 12, 2014) is a Swiss painter and designer. Hansruedi Giger (Hansruedi Giger) or Hans Ruudi Giger (Hans Ruedi Giger) may also be noted. Born in Switzerland, he studied architecture and industrial design in Zurich. It is known for the production of record and CD cover art and the design in the movie "Alien". He fell off the stairs in the fall of 2013 and died at the hospital on May 12, 2014 during medical treatment. 74 year old died.
A Giger Bar is a bar themed and modelled by the Swiss artist HR Giger. There are two Giger Bars: the first, the HR Giger Bar in Chur, Switzerland, which opened in 1992, and the second is The Museum HR Giger Bar, located In Château St. Germain, Gruyères, Switzerland, which opened on April 12, 2003.
A third Giger bar was located in Shirokanedai, Tokyo in the late 1980s. Giger had his involvement with this place after facing frustrations with Japanese building codes and with the Japanese company behind the bar, which created the bar after premiminary sketches. Giger disowned the Tokyo Giger Bar and never set foot inside. Within a few years, this design was removed private and boosters that traveled up and down the interior four stories of the design. The establishment was out of business.
The roof, walls, fittings and chairs are all modelled by the artist and fit into the same designs as seen in the films he designed, notably "Alien". The prominent high-backed chair design was originally intended as a Harkonnen throne for an abandoned Dune film project.
In 2013, the founder of the Sci-Fi Hotel chain, Andy Davies, partnered with artist Giger to establish the Giger Bar brand in the United States as part of the company's development plans.
Created by Swiss artist HR Giger, HR Giger Bar The a ceiling, walls, floors, fittings, tables and chairs are all modeled by the artist in the style of his acclaimed 'Alien' Biomechanical environment and character designs. Giger Bar is the ultimate in immersive art. The experience is incredible, inviting and inspiring.
There are 2 bar which design by him in the world.
Museum HR Giger Bar, located in Château St. Germain, Gruyères, Switzerland, opened in 2003.
Giger Bar in Chur, Switzerland, opened in 1992.